Hospitals have been ordered to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and send all patient information to a central database in Washington, raising questions about transparency. The move has alarmed health experts who fear the data will be politicized or withheld from the public.

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https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/14/politics/trump-administration-coronavirus-hospital-data-cdc/index.html

https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/covid-19-faqs-hospitals-hospital-laboratory-acute-care-facility-data-reporting.pdf

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/07/14/cdc-directors-trump-politics/

 

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